rosy apple aphid

variants: or less commonly rosy aphid

Definition of rosy apple aphid

: a pinkish or purplish plant louse (Dysaphis plantaginea) which feeds on the foliage and fruit of the apple and whose summer generations occur on plantain

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“Rosy apple aphid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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